2295 Lexington Ave, Mansfield, OH 44907

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Welcome to
Richland County Parks

Dedicated to education, public programming and green space

The Richland County Park District is dedicated to introducing and interpreting our region's natural heritage to the citizens of Richland County. Our goal is pursued by preserving and providing natural areas for people to experience, and by providing opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the rich diversity of life and habitats in our county. 

Gorman Nature Center

The Gorman Nature Center building is home to many of Ohio's native animals for the purpose of learning about these animals up close. The building and lands have been developed largely through the gifts of citizens and members of the Friends of Gorman Nature ...

Richland B&O Bike Trail

Paved 18.4 mile bike trail connects different villages and cities, and is open all year-round. Take a stroll in open farmland and glacier-carved forest areas. Along the trail are ice cream stands, a winery, coffee shops, quaint restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts and more ...

Park District Levy Info

Formed in 1965, the park district, has never had its own independent funding source. The parks district  levy would generate $1,648,821 annually. It would cost the owner of a home with an appraised value of $100,000 about $23 per year.

Since its inception, the Richland ...

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